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Flashcards in NZ - LAWS & LABELS - Guildsomm Deck (11):
1

Year that prohibition ended in New Zealand

1967

2

New Zealand's largest winemaking company, who established Marlborough's first commercial vineyard.

Montana

3

Mountain range dividing New Zealand's South Island which results in rainshadow

Southern Alps.
Rainshadow is created in wine regions by blocking rainclouds moving eastward from the Tasman Sea.

4

What is the world's southernmost wine region, lying on 45th parallel?

Central Otago, NZ

5

Producer who first released a commercial New Zealand wine under screwcap. % of wine under screwcap now

Kim Crawford ; 85%

6

New Zealand minimum for varietal or vintage on label

85% (declaration of vintage and varietal is optional)

7

Major wine regions on North Island (6).

Northland
Auckland
Waikato/Bay of Plenty
Gisborne
Hawkes Bay
Wairarapa

8

What are the major wine regions of the South Island (4)?

Nelson
Marlborough
Canterbury
Central Otago

9

Which island sees a warmer climate?

North island, especially north regions

10

Where are these rivers:
Waikato:
Wairau:
Noaruroro:

Waikato:
Wairau:
Noaruroro:

11

British minister who planted first vineyards in Northland, New Zealand

James Busby